Sharepoint: Add new users via web services

I have a .CSV list of Display Names and email addresses.

I am looking for a way to import these into SharePoint WSS, either via one of the webservices (e.g. usergroup.asmx) or through a "hidden" import facility.

The server on which the site collection sits is locked down tight (except for the web services) so I dont have access to any advanced features.
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maaknplanAsked:
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trax75Commented:
Hi,

the csv-list of the representing ActiveDirectory Users? Or how the users are authentificated on your sharepoint server? FBA or Windows Integrated?

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maaknplanAuthor Commented:
The site collection is on a WSS shared server with FPWeb.net. The CSV list is of users that are not yet in either SharePoint or AD. There is an option to create the users one by one, but I was hoping to find a quicker way.

The users will have limited access, the reason we are adding them is so we can track attendance in a meeting workspace.
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trax75Commented:
You could write a small tool (or script), using the UserGroup.asmx web services.
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maaknplanAuthor Commented:
I am looking for an example for the UserGroup.asmx. The documentation seems to be a little thin from Microsoft.
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trax75Commented:
Hi,

you can find some code samples on MSDN, one is for:

"Adding Users from Information in an XML File

Load the collection of user data into a DataSet object, and then use the AddUserToGroup method to iterate through the collection and add each user to the group."

http://msdn.microsoft.com/en-us/library/ms412944.aspx

I think this comes very close to your requirements.

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